Wilfred Bendall

  • Born
    22nd April 1850
  • Died
    16th June 1920
  • Birthplace
    England?
Wilfred Bendall was secretary to Sir Arthur Sullivan from 1895 up to Sullivan's death in November 1900 and who in that capacity arranged the piano part for some of Sullivan's later published vocal scores (including the incidental music forKing Arthur) and also the piano reduction for the 1897 ballet score Victoria and Merrie England. Like Sullivan he worked in the lighter musical theatre, his pieces including Lover's Knots (1880), the vaudeville "fore-piece", Quid Pro Quo (1889), the operetta, The Gypsies (1890)

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